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Aso Base Backpackers

1498 Kurokawa, Aso 869-2225, Kumamoto Prefecture
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Ranked #1 of 11 Specialty lodging in Aso
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Antwerp, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

+ closeby train station + clean + comfy public bathroom + large public areas + fast wifi - poor noise isolation (very thin walls) - we had a private room, but very small - therefore the price could be more reasonable (rather expensive compared to others in Japan)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

stumbled into this hostel on our trip through Kyushu. We were very pleasantly surprised. Great location (across the street from the train station), nice rooms, comfortable common room, laundry, and *so* clean. One of the nicest hostels I've ever stayed in. Staff was super helpful and nice. Well priced too!

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Estados Unidos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

I don't usually write TripAdvisor reviews for places when I agree with what's already been said (I mean, how many "this place is great" comments are necessary?). But Aso Base Backpackers is in such a class by itself that I had to add my praise. Therefore, let me say, "This place is great!" Immaculately clean and in perfect condition. A... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Best hostel I have ever been to, it just has everything you need: fast WIFI, 3 min walk to bus and train station, clean, English speaking staff, more than enough toilet and shower facilities and on top of all that an extremely good kitchen. If you go to Aso, you will not get more value for your money somewhere else!

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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Better than many good hotels I have stayed at in Europe and The States. Great service, very much feels at home, also great to hang out at when it rains. Have not stayed at a hostel for years, but thanks to this experience I'll check out more hostels across Japan.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

I stayed for three nights and it was probably the cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in. Everything looked new. The location is very convenient for the train station and the staff were friendly and very helpful (and spoke English). If I'm ever in the area again, I will definitely stay here again.

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Osaka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

My friend and I stayed for three nights at Aso Base Backpackers and it surely was one of the best Youth Hostel I have ever been! Especially was I impressed by cleanliness of the kitchen! The pans were not scratched, the stove looked like new….it was like paradise for me. The kitchen was an open room together with the reception,... More 

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Akita Prefecture, Japan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This hotel was really nicely situated, had friendly staff and a warm atmosphere. My friend and I stayed here for three nights and enjoyed it thoroughly. The beds were very comfortable and the staff were very helpful, telling us all about how to get to the local attractions, up Mt. Aso and how to enjoy the town. They also had... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Facilities are great, all you can have within a single hostel, including great toilets and kitchen. You have all the toiletries, including hand cream! For kitchen, it's fully stocked with the cutleries and a nespresso machine (pay-per-use, sorry). Extremely clean, although the toilets can seem a bit plasticky. Owners are very knowledgeable about the area, although they can seem a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is the best hostel I've ever visited. Me and my boyfriend we stayed in a private room for 6600 yen per night. Really clean, cosy room and Also other facilities are super. Kitchen has everything you need (Also oil, vinegar, herbs etc). Very nearby station of Aso. Great place!

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Address: 1498 Kurokawa, Aso 869-2225, Kumamoto Prefecture
Location: Japan > Kyushu-Okinawa > Kumamoto Prefecture > Aso
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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